Effective Spoken Communication
There was a time when I’d ask clients this question and the answer required a thumbnail sketch of their career so far. Nowadays, it leads to an entirely different discussion. As we all present and pitch online, the time you have to capture the attention of the audience doesn’t change; the ability to retain their […]
For many people, giving a presentation is not easy. Doesn’t matter if you are presenting virtually or in person. Some are comfortable standing in front of a crowd, clicker in hand, attempting to impart a message. However, comfort doesn’t necessarily mean competency. I have seen many first-timers ace a presentation and many seasoned professionals make […]
I am regularly asked for public speaking tips from the people I work with. Often people have built up such a fear of public speaking they are convinced they will never be able to do it. The good news is that anyone can become a good public speaker with the right advice and some hard work. Find out how…
I am regularly asked ‘how to be more assertive at work’. It is not easy for many people, but it is well within everyone’s ability to change their approach and find that confidence with the right approach.
We have developed a number of sessions that will help you overcome your problems with confidence and start making positive moves at work.
Successful leadership and excellent, effective communication go hand in hand. One does not exist without the other. I’m often drafted in to support leaders looking to improve their communications skills as the cracks start to appear, and they realise the business is not going in the direction they want. Once a company has got to […]
I couldn’t be more thrilled to have been involved in Converge again this year! This annual event – now in its 10th year – showcases the best ground-breaking business ideas from Scottish universities. When Covid- 19 struck, the Converge team hit the ground running and found the perfect solution: taking the live event and all […]
Our family, social and working lives have all undergone such dramatic changes in recent months. For those of us fortunate enough to still be working, our workplace has changed beyond recognition. Face-to-face meetings, handshakes, and quick catch-ups over a coffee have been replaced by the video conference call. Detached yet connected, video conferencing is uncharted […]
I’m delighted to be working with the Scottish Government’s Digital Directorate again. The CivTech® Programme brings together public sector expertise and private sector creativity to deliver significant benefits to public services. More challenges than ever were presented in this year’s programme as 14 companies from across the UK were selected to work with challenge sponsors to […]
9 workshops, 4.5 days, 54 x 60-second pitches… phew! EIE20 is set to be an amazing event. Over the past couple of weeks, I have worked with up to 60 innovative tech companies from ICT, Life Sciences and Energy Sectors to prepare them for the main event: EIE20 on April 23rd. Each company will take […]